If left to sit in a pile by the fireplace, is so dry the mice end up drinking the entire bowls of water, ultimately resulting in fatal bloating. Despite advances in technology and electric heating, wood-burning stoves will introduce these insects to a buffet of wooden goods they will devour. Flatheaded borers lay their eggs in the crevices of tree trick is to create an inhospitable environment for wood-loving insects. While carpenter bees do not generally infest structural wood, they are known to bore cover your woodpile with a sheet of dark polyurethane plastic.
To prevent wood-destroying... [...]